Juan Carlos Ortiz

Juan Carlos Ortiz

President DDB Latina & Creative Chairman Americas at DDB
Miami / New York, United States

Summary

DDB Americas Creative Chairman and CEO at DDB Latina (US Multicultural, Spain and Latin America).
Former President Leo Burnett USA.
Author of "Shorts/Cortos", a book about Creativity and life, written on a smartphone @ 30,000 feet above the ground.
Young Global Leader (YGL) at the World Economic Forum @Davos.
Inductee Hall of Achievement by the American Advertising Federation in 2007, and a member of the FIAP Hall of Fame.
President of jury at Cannes Festival 2015, FIAP 2008, El Ojo de Iberoamerica 2009 and El Sol Festival 2012.
Also jury member at the Andy, New York Festival, Adfest in Thailand and the LIA Awards.
El Espectador newspaper and Soho magazine columnist since 2008.

Languages
  • Spanish - Native
  • English - Pro
  • French - Pro
  • Portuguese - Pro
Sector Experience

Positions

Creative Chairman DDB Americas
New York, United States
November 2014 - Present (2 years 11 months)
President & CEO DDB Latina (Spain, USA Hispanic, Latin America)
New York, United States
January 2008 - Present (9 years 9 months)
President Leo Burnett USA
Chicago, United States
November 2006 - January 2008 (1 year 2 months)
Global Creative Director for Procter&Gamble
Leo Burnett
March 2004 - January 2007 (2 years 10 months)
President Latin America
Leo Burnett
March 2005 - October 2006 (1 year 7 months)

Education

Berlin School of Creative Leadership - DDB program

Germany
2013 - Present (4 years 9 months)

Indian School of Business , YGL program

Hyderabad, India
2012 - Present (5 years 9 months)

Yale University

YGL program, USA
2011 - Present (6 years 9 months)

Publications

Shorts / Cortos (Two more editions: Shorts & 1/2 and Shorts X2) (Ediciones Gamma )

2011
Shorts in English and Cortos in Spanish, is a collection of one-to-three page essays about Creativity, Advertising, and Communications. Written at 30,000 feet above the ground.

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